Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 350 377
Rank change year-on-year +40 +27 -42
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 61 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.12% 1.74% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 14
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £360 £325 £286
90th Percentile £555 £525 £552
England median daily rate £500 £486 £450
% change year-on-year +2.83% +8.06% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Amazon EC2 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2884 2007 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.27% 11.99% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1797 1285 811
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -1.49%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 35 33
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +18.75% +11.30%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.64 £56.75 £38.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.31 £21.64
% change year-on-year +3.60% -10.79% +20.22%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +24 47 £450 -9.09% 3
Oxfordshire +21 31 £450 -10.00% 1
Berkshire +24 14 £500 +5.26% 2
Surrey -21 12 £425 -10.53% 1
Buckinghamshire -31 2 £456 +65.91%
Hampshire +16 1 £450 -18.18%
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 56 (91.80%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (52.46%) Docker
3 31 (50.82%) DevOps
3 31 (50.82%) Amazon S3
4 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (42.62%) Git (software)
6 25 (40.98%) AWS Lambda
7 24 (39.34%) Serverless
8 22 (36.07%) Linux
9 21 (34.43%) SQL
10 20 (32.79%) Puppet
10 20 (32.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (31.15%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
12 18 (29.51%) Java
12 18 (29.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (26.23%) Terraform
14 14 (22.95%) .NET
14 14 (22.95%) Configuration Management
15 13 (21.31%) Maven
15 13 (21.31%) Ansible
16 12 (19.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (19.67%) Scrum
17 11 (18.03%) Kanban
17 11 (18.03%) Cucumber
17 11 (18.03%) Artifactory
17 11 (18.03%) Sonatype Nexus
18 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
18 10 (16.39%) Amazon ELB

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.84%) Apache Solr
2 4 (6.56%) JBoss
2 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.28%) Confluence
4 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 56 (91.80%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (50.82%) Amazon S3
3 25 (40.98%) AWS Lambda
4 24 (39.34%) Serverless
5 20 (32.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (29.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (19.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (16.39%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (11.48%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (8.20%) npm
10 5 (8.20%) Yarn
11 4 (6.56%) Office 365
12 3 (4.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (4.92%) Route 53
13 2 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (3.28%) CloudFront
14 1 (1.64%) Amazon Glacier
14 1 (1.64%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
1 3 (4.92%) Intranet
2 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.28%) LDAP
3 1 (1.64%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.64%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) MQTT
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) SMPP
3 1 (1.64%) SS7
3 1 (1.64%) SSH
3 1 (1.64%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (13.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) HBase
5 1 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.31%) Maven
3 11 (18.03%) Artifactory
3 11 (18.03%) Cucumber
3 11 (18.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
5 8 (13.11%) NUnit
6 6 (9.84%) NuGet
6 6 (9.84%) SpecFlow
7 5 (8.20%) Bower
7 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (4.92%) Gradle
8 3 (4.92%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.92%) JIRA
8 3 (4.92%) JUnit
9 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.28%) Checkstyle
9 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.28%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.75%) Publishing
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Developer
2 19 (31.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) AWS Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Applications Developer
6 5 (8.20%) AWS Architect
6 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.92%) AWS Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.92%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (4.92%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) React
3 8 (13.11%) jQuery
4 7 (11.48%) .NET Core
4 7 (11.48%) Node.js
5 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (8.20%) Spring
6 5 (8.20%) Web Services
7 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.92%) Hystrix
7 3 (4.92%) JSON
7 3 (4.92%) REST
8 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.28%) J2EE
8 2 (3.28%) JSF
8 2 (3.28%) LAMP
8 2 (3.28%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.28%) Struts
8 2 (3.28%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Life Science
3 1 (1.64%) Online Games
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) CentOS
3 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Debian
5 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) DevOps
2 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) Configuration Management
4 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (19.67%) Scrum
5 11 (18.03%) Kanban
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) Task Automation
7 7 (11.48%) TDD
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.20%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (8.20%) Network Architecture
9 5 (8.20%) Open Source
9 5 (8.20%) Pair Programming
9 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.92%) Prototyping
10 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.51%) Java
4 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.84%) Python
6 5 (8.20%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.20%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.92%) Perl
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.64%) AWK
9 1 (1.64%) C#
9 1 (1.64%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) CCNA
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCSA
2 2 (3.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (52.46%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
3 2 (3.28%) XenApp
3 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.64%) iptables
4 1 (1.64%) NFS
4 1 (1.64%) Samba
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) Puppet
2 16 (26.23%) Terraform
3 13 (21.31%) Ansible
4 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.92%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.28%) SCCM
7 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Splunk
2 3 (4.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Assembla
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.64%) Snow